ANOTHER DALTON PLANT IS BEING CLOSED-DOWN… BEAULIEU OF AMERICA TOLD EMPLOYEES FRIDAY THAT THEY WILL BE CLOSING THE DALTON "RIVERBEND" PLANT BY THE END OF THE YEAR… WITH A LOSS OF 170 JOBS.  THE PLANT HAS BEEN IN OPERATION SINCE 1988… PRODUCING TUFTED CARPET.      JUST TWO WEEKS AGO, SHAW INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCED THE CLOSING OF ANOTHER LARGE TEXTILE PLANT IN DALTON… WITH EVEN MORE JOBS LOST.

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